Bomb squad alerted as suspicious package is found

Police block Ordnance Road in Buckshaw Village, near Chorley, after a susicious package was found at Cellmark Forensics

Police block Ordnance Road in Buckshaw Village, near Chorley, after a susicious package was found at Cellmark Forensics

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The bomb squad has been called to an incident in Buckshaw Village near Chorley.

The alert was raised this morning after reports that a suspicious package had been delivered.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “We were called at around 10.15am following reports of a suspicious package at Cellmark Forensics, Ordnance Road, Buckshaw Village.

“The EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) have been notified and are on route.

“As a precaution, the premises and all surrounding buildings within 100m have been evacuated and officers remain on the scene.”